- Chelsea are interested in Real Madrid defender Pepe
- Pepe will be out of contract at the end of the current season
- Antonio Conte wants him to be part of his squad next term
Premier League giants Chelsea are reportedly preparing a mouthwatering offer for Real Madrid experienced defender Pepe.
NAIJ.com can report that the Portuguese international will be out of contract at the end of the ongoing season in Europe and will be available on a free.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is keen on bolstering his squad for next season's Champions League and wants Pepe to be part of his team next term.
The report also stated that Real Madrid have offered the 34-year-old a new one-year extension, but Pepe would want a two-year deal which alerted Chelsea of the possibility of bringing him to England.
Meanwhile, Chelsea will face serious competition from Paris Saint Germain and an unnamed Chinese Super League club who are also interested in Pepe.
Pepe is currently injured and he will not be part of Real Madrid's crucial Champions League quarter final ties against German side Bayern Munich.